AG POLICY NEWS
Immigration Reform Doubtful
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Oct 2, 2013 12:14 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Members of a major produce association booed when a Republican congressman on Tuesday told them he doubted Congress would pass an immigration reform bill.

Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., the chairman of the House Agriculture Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Subcommittee, told members of the United Fresh Produce Association Tuesday that he doesn't think President Barack Obama would support an immigration reform bill that doesn't include a path to citizenship, and that the House won't pass a bill that includes it.

"I do not believe there will be a comprehensive immigration bill passed this year," Scott said in ...

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